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Postby Windwalker » Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:00 pm

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Franklin Lake

Just got back from a little overnighter at Franklin Lake
The Aspens are starting to color up in the MK Valley!

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On the Trail

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Last Light of the Day

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Pre-Dawn Earth Shadow
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Postby Hikin Mike » Mon Oct 01, 2007 2:18 pm

Nice pic, Michael!
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Postby maverick » Mon Oct 01, 2007 2:35 pm

Any shots of the Aspens?
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Postby copeg » Mon Oct 01, 2007 3:05 pm

Awesome shot Windwalker!
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Postby Windwalker » Mon Oct 01, 2007 3:20 pm

Thanks Guys!

Maverick, I did grab a couple of shots of the aspens as we were coming back down the trail to MK Valley....just in case someone wanted a color report.

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Some of the trees are still solid green, many are yellow green and a few are almost solid yellow...didn't see any orange yet.
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Postby mountaineer » Mon Oct 01, 2007 3:51 pm

That is awesome! My first night ever in the backcountry was at Franklin Lakes in 1970 before hiking over the pass the next day. Here are a couple of shots I took at Franklin Lakes in 1986.

Is this snag still there? It is just above the lake near the trail.
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Postby Windwalker » Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:11 pm

I dunno does this look like the same snag?
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Maybe from a different angle?
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Postby mountaineer » Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:14 pm

That looks like it. Mine was taken looking west and yours looks like it was taken from the south looking north.
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Postby maverick » Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:18 pm

Thanks, for some reason I only had the first pic of the 4 you origionally
posted, wierd.
I like the last pic titled "pre-dawn earth shadow".
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Postby Windwalker » Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:23 pm

I added those latter Mav :D

(You can see the edit info at the bottom of the post.)
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Postby maverick » Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:48 pm

Agh, sneeky. By the way any more of your exhibits coming up in Porterville?
I hope to have one in a month, and I have a few libraries interested
in some of my pic's.
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Postby Windwalker » Mon Oct 01, 2007 6:04 pm

Awesome Maverick!
I don't have anything going except for the Fresno Courthouse thingy.

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